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Strelitzia reginae (Dwarf)

Bird of Paradise

Tender Perennial

Unparalleled beauty of colour and form. Fantastic, exotic flowers justly famous. Grow them in your own greenhouse. One of the most rewarding of plants, it will take quite a bit of abuse and careless handling. Flowers spring. Height: 60-90cm (24-36in).

Ideal For:
patio, greenhouse, conservatory, exotic garden, specimen plant
Flowering Period:
February, March, April, May
Sowing Months:
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 packet (7 seeds)

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    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
    • £4.99
Sow any time of year. Remove the orange tuft and soak for up to 24 hours. Press seeds into moist sand and seal inside a plastic bag. Place in the dark at 21-24C (70-75F). Germination can take 1-6 months.

Inspect the seeds regularly and pot up any which have started to grow, into a good seed compost. Any which have produced a root only should also be potted up and kept damp until a shoot appears.

They can take 4 or more years to flower from seed. Place outside all summer and bring in before frost. Keep slightly pot bound and feed through spring and summer with Phostrogen. Water with care through the winter.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
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